The Cincinnati Bengals signed offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse and waived quarterback Greg McElroy, who announced via Twitter early Friday that he is retiring from the NFL.
Newhouse played in 47 games over the past four seasons for the Green Bay Packers, including 29 starts. He reunites with quarterback Andy Dalton, who Newhouse protected to blind side of for three seasons at TCU.
"Marshall has played a lot of football for Green Bay; he'll be a quality addition to our line," said Paul Alexander, Bengals assistant head coach/offensive line coach. "He's played left tackle and right tackle and has experience in big games."
McElroy, 25, was a seventh-round draft choice of the New York Jets in 2011 out of Alabama. He appeared in two games with the Jets in 2012, completing 19 of 31 passes for 214 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
McElroy made some news after the 2011 season when he said the Jets' locker room is full of "extremely selfish individuals."
McElroy spent the 2013 season on the Bengals' practice squad and had been signed to a 2014 contract on Jan. 7.